What To Do If Your Parent Is Diagnosed With Alzheimer’s

Receiving news that your parent has Alzheimer’s disease is difficult and life altering to say the least, even if the diagnosis is something you’ve suspected for some time. During this emotional and uncertain time, it is not uncommon to be unsure how to act when you spend time with your loved one. Fortunately, there are […] Read More

Let’s Get Cooking with Berries!

Earlier this week we shared information about the power of berries.  Click here if you missed it.  We would be remiss if we didn’t share a few great recipes for adding berries to your life.   First, check-out this Strawberry, Fennel and Arugula salad recipe from Rebecca Katz, author of The Healthy Mind Cookbook.   […] Read More

The Brain Boosting Benefits of Berries

As the days grow longer and the temperatures rise, fields across America are growing nutritional power pellets in the form of berries. Each summer, the deep red, blue and purple hues of ripening berries are celebrated in many communities.  U-pick farms, produce stands, and restaurants burst with a variety of freshly picked berries and berry-inspired […] Read More

Guided Sonoma Walking Tour

In addition to the group educational sessions, opportunities to meet one-on-one with our experts, cooking demonstration, optional activity classes, and incredible food, the RE:mind Immersion Retreat participants are given the opportunity to enjoy a little piece of Sonoma!        Each morning the RE:mind retreat begins with an optional physical activity.  Our participants were treated […] Read More

It has begun… June 2017 RE:mind Immersion Retreat for Cognitive Health is Underway

The June 2017 RE:mind Immersion Retreat in Sonoma, CA is underway. Participants looking to improve their cognitive health, and their companion, will spend the next four days learning in group and one-on-one settings with our team of experts. The RE:mind Immersion Retreat is held at the beautiful Lodge at Sonoma.  Each part of the retreat […] Read More

Hibiscus Pomegranate Cooler: A Splash of Summer so Tasty that you will Forget it is Healthy

Are you looking for a cool beverage to add to your summer menu that isn’t loaded with artificial sweeteners, sugar, or ingredients you can’t pronounce? Rebecca Katz, author of The Healthy Mind Cookbook, has an incredible recipe for a Hibiscus Pomegranate Cooler that is sure to please your taste buds without compromising your health. We […] Read More

Is Dehydration Masking as Dementia or Making Dementia Symptoms Worse?

Mostly Water The adult body is comprised of about 60% water. Water is important for flushing toxins from the body, digestion, skin complexion, headache prevention, and immune system function.  Water also provides the brain with the necessary energy for brain function, including thought and memory.  Body water is lost each day through breathing, talking, sweating, […] Read More

Connecting with Nature through Parks, Beaches, and Trails will Trump Any Video Game or Movie

As classrooms get larger and the needs of the students more disparate, teachers are leaning more towards technology to assist in the classroom, with the consequence of children spending more time than ever in front of a screen. Adults are experiencing the same in their jobs.  Many employers expect around the clock access to employees […] Read More

Remembering the Person You Love, Admire, & have been Inspired By

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month.  We wanted to start the month with this captivating photo series entitled “Reflections”, by commercial advertising photographer Tom Hussey, that is both emotional and stirring. Hussey created the photo series originally as part of an advertising campaign for an Alzheimer’s drug company. However, his photographs have received much […] Read More

Out with the Sugar and Unhealthy Fats to Make Room for Brain Healthy Foods: Stocking the Kitchen for the Mediterranean Diet

Once you decide to give the brain boosting Mediterranean Diet a try, you will realize that corn syrup, butter, margarine, mayonnaise, and some of the other foods high in unhealthy fats and sugar that may be lurking in your pantry, refrigerator, and freezer aren’t what you need to start cooking. It is time to find those items […] Read More